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Unlikely Lads - Premier League

First team:

Jack Fairbrother: (Burton, 16.08.1917) RIP 10.1999
Peterborough United M, Coventry City M, living in Northamptonshire.

Dave Fairhurst: (Blyth, 20.07.1906) RIP 10.1972
Hartlepool United (war), Wrexham (war), Birmingham City trainer and physio) 

Justin Fashanu:
(Hackney, 19.02.1961) RIP 1998
Torquay United, Heart of Midlothian, Miramar Rangers,

mdy Faye: (Dakar, Senegal, 12.03.1977) see Premier League list.

Abdoulaye Faye:
(Dakar, Senegal, 26.02.1978) see Premier League list.

Jimmy Fell:
(Grimsby, 04.01.1936) RIP 02.2011
Walsall, Lincoln City, Boston United, Skegness Town Ross Group FC.

Wilf Feeney:
(Grangetown, 26.08.1910) RIP 03.1973
Notts County, Lincoln City, Stockport County, Halifax Town, Chester City, Darlington. 

Les Ferdinand:
(Notting Hill, 08.12.1966) see Premier League list.

Wayne Fereday:
(Warley, 16.06.1963) 
Bournemouth, West Bromwich Albion, Cardiff City, Dorchester, Christchurch, OPTA stat man / PA reporter

Bobby Ferguson:
(Dudley 08.01.1938) RIP 03.2018
Derby County, Cardiff City, Newport County, Barry Town, Scout Sunderland.

Brian Ferguson:
(Irvine, Scotland 14.12.1960) 
Hull City, Goole Town, Southend United, Chesterfield.

Duncan Ferguson:
(Stirling, Scotland, 27.12.1971) see Premier League list.

Shane Ferguson:
(Derry, Northern Ireland 12.07.1991) see Premier League list.

Federico Fernandez:
(Tres Algarrobos, Argentina, 21.02.1989) see Premier League list.

Facundo Ferreyra: (Lomas de Zamora, Argentina 14.03.1991) see Premier League list (extras)

Paul Ferris: (Lisburn, Northern Ireland 10.07.1965) 
Gateshead, Barrow, Assistant Physio NUFC, barrister.

Albert Fidler: (Newcastle 1906) 

John Findlay: (Scotland) 
Vale of Leven (Scotland)

John Finlay: (Riccarton, Scotland 19.10.1892) RIP 03.1933.

Stuart Findlay: (Rutherglen, Scotland 14.09.1995) 
Kilmarnock (loan then permanent), Philadelphia Union (USA), Oxford United.

David Flannigan:
(Glasgow, Scotland ??.??.1906) 
East Stirling

James Fleming: (Musselburgh, Scotland, 08.03.1884) RIP 08.1917 
Spurs, Armadale Thistle (Scotland)

Alan Foggon:
(Chester-le-Street, 23.02.1950)  
Cardiff City, Middlesbrough, Manchester United, Sunderland, Southend United, Hartlepool United (loan), retired, landlord @ Simonside Arms, South Tyneside.

David Ford:
(Sheffield, 02.03.1945) 
Sheffield United, Halifax Town, retired, plumber in Sheffield.

Joe Ford:
(Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland 20.09.1910) RIP 04.1951
Patrick Thistle, Leith Athletic, Gala, Benford (Edinburgh).

Fraser Forster: (Hexham, 17.03.1988) see Premier League list (extras)

William Forster:
(Walker 28.05.1909) RIP 02.1975
Southend United, Bristol Rovers, Gateshead (war guest). 

Billy Foulkes:
(Merthyr Tydfil, 29.05.1926) RIP 07.02.1979
Southampton, Winsford United (loan), Chester City, Hyde United.

Ruel Fox:
(Ipswich, 14.01.1968) see Premier League list.

Bob Foyers:
(Hamilton, Scotland 22.06.1868) RIP 16.08.1942
Edinburgh St.Bernards (Scotland), Clyde (Scotland) .

Albert Franks:
(Boldon, 13.04.1936) RIP 06.2017
Rangers, Morton, Queen of the South, Lincoln City, Scarborough, Durham Constabulary (Chester-le-Street CID) & played for Durham police football team / Boldon Colliery cricket team, Private security consultant, living in Vigo near Birtley. 

Bob Fraser: (Glasgow, Scotland, 23.01.1917) RIP tbc
NUFC scout.

Ryan Fraser: (Aberdeen, Scotland, 24.02.1994) see Premier League list.

John Fraser: (Dumbarton, Scotland, 10.11.1876) RIP 01.10.1952
St.Mirren (Scotland), Southampton, Dundee (Scotland), Chelsea scout/AM.

Arthur Frost: (Walton, Liverpool 01.12.1915) RIP Oct 10.1998
New Brighton, Wrexham (war), Southport (war), Tranmere Rovers (war), New Brighton (war), South Liverpool P/M. 

(Belem, Brazil, 15.07.1976) see Premier League list.


Chris Farman:
(POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Northwich Victoria (trial), Bedlington Terriers, North Shields, tbc.

Paul Farman:
(North Shields, 02.11.1989) MK Dons (trial), Boston United (trial), Gateshead (trial), Blyth Spartans, Gateshead, Lincoln City, Stevenage, Carlisle United, Barrow.

Stuart Fellows: (Stockton, 09.10.1948)
released by NUFC in May 1967, York City, Kings Lynn tbc (unsure whether the Stewart Fellows who managed West Auckland around 1986 is the same one)

Jake Fenton: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Rotherham United, West Auckland Town, Easington Colliery, Billingham Town, Sunderland West End.

Cameron Ferguson: (Liverpool 24.03.2003)
Forfar Athletic (Scotland) (loan), Inverness Caledonian Thistle (Scotland) (trial), Forres Mechanics (Scotland), Inverness Caledonian Thistle (Scotland).

Dean Ferguson: (POB tbc, 28.04.1971).
Chester-Le-Street, Hebburn Town.

Victor Fernandez: (Barcelona, Spain, 02.05.1998)
Viitorul Constanta (Romania), FC Botosani (Romania), UE Cornella (Spain).

Andy Ferrell: (Newcastle, 09.01.1984)
Watford, Notts County (trial), Darlington (trial), Forest Green Rovers (trial),  Hereford United, Kidderminster Harriers, York City, Gateshead, Barrow (loan then permanent), Blyth Spartans (loan), in prison, Ashington, Whitley Bay, Bedlington Terriers P/AM, Bedlington Terriers M, Newton Aycliffe, retired.

Stephen Field: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)

Alex Findlay: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Carlisle United

Robin Finley: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Working in the automotive industry.
Carl Finnigan: (Jarrow, 01.10.1986),
St.Mirren (Scotland) (trial), Falkirk (Scotland), St.Johnstone (Scotland), Dundee (Scotland) (loan then permanent), Chippa United (South Africa), Gateshead, Township Rollers (Botswana), South Shields, Whickham, Morpeth Town, Dunston UTS.

Raymond Finnigan: (Wallsend, 22.01.1947

Darren Fisher: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)

Stan Flaherty: (Hillingdon, 05.12.2001)
QPR, Hayes & Yeading (loan), Walton & Hersham

Stephen Folan: (Galway, Ireland 14.01.1992)
Leeds United (trial), Rotherham United (trial), Shamrock Rovers (Ireland) (trial), Limerick (Ireland), Sligo Rovers (Ireland), Cork City (Ireland), Galway United (Ireland), Dundalk (Ireland), South Melbourne (Australia), Finn Harps (Ireland), Galway United C (Ireland), Alliance Football Club YC (UAE).

Robert Folland: (Hartlepool, 03.12.1940)
Hartlepools United, Blackhall.

Colin Forster: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)

Gary Foster: (POB tbc, 24.02.1974)

Steve Forster: (POB tbc, DOB tbc)
West Allotment Celtic

Ludwig Francillette: (Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe 01.05.1999)
Portsmouth (trial), Crawley Town, Eastleigh Town.

Alex Francis:
(Low Fell, 07.01.1990)
Gateshead / Gateshead College / English College XI, Spennymoor Town, West Auckland Town, Darlington (trial), Dunston UTS, Bishop Auckland, Whickham, Birtley Town.

Murray Fraser:
(POB tbc, DOB tbc)
Signed from Murrayfield Amateurs.

Charlie Freeman:
(Goodmayes, 28.09.1999)
goalkeeper short term loan from Spurs for 2016 NI SuperCup.

Bob Fuller:
(Gateshead, 26.06.1947)
Brighton & Hove Albion, clubs in South Africa tbc.


Derek Fazackerley:
(Preston 05.11.1951)
Blackburn Rovers C, England C, Barnsley C, Manchester City C, Huddersfied Town C, Leicester City C, Birmingham City C, Oxford United C.

Lil Fucillo: (Bedford, 02.06.1956)
Swansea City S.


Andy Fensome: (Northampton, 18.02.1969)
Norwich City, NUFC (trial) Cambridge United, Preston North End, Rochdale, Barrow, Morecambe, Lancaster City, PNE YC.

Lucio Filomeno: (POB/DOB tbc)
Nueva Chicago (Argentina), NUFC (trial), Udinese (Italy), Inter Milan (Italy), San Lorenzo (Argentina), Jaguares de Chiapas (Mexico), Busan (South Korea), DC United (USA), Nueva Chicago (Argentina), Asteras Tripolis (Greece).

Murray Fraser:
(POB/DOB tbc)
Meadowbank Amateurs, NUFC trial March 1955

Carlos Alejandro Sierra Fumero:
(Las Galletas, Spain 14.10.1974) Real Madrid (Spain), UD Las Palmas (Spain), Malaga (Spain) Levante (Spain), Malaga (Spain).


If no letter, then player or:

Coach, M=Manager, AC= Assistant Coach AM = Assistant Manager, D=Director, JM=Joint Manager MD=Managing Director, RC= Reserve Coach, AD = Academy Director, AAD = Academy Asst. Director  S=Scout

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